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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning i'm charles osgood this is "sunday morning," easter sunday. most joyous day of the christian allen door. in countless churches across this land congregations are singing in spirit of the day not sticking with the traditional hymns as tracy smith will explain in our cover story. ♪ >> it's the day to let the
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rafters shake with the old time song of praise but there's a new hymn that may truly be one for the ages. ♪ >> i would think right now we're into 2015 "in christ alone" is the greatest hymn written. >> ahead on "sunday morning," hymns and the stories behind them. feel free to hum along. c.e.o. back in time is story of one man's devotion to symbol of faith and easter is the perfect sunday for bill geist. >> if you were convinced that god had really important job for you, one that would require for you to spend all of your money would you do it? i once met a man who did. >> wants you to put up crosses. i am a country boy unknown to nobody chosen to head a major
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operation. >> he is bernard coffindaffer's crosses. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: not so long ago candiceer with men was "murphy brown" one of the most popular correspondents she talks about those years ant plenty more with jane pauley. >> hi, everybody. >> if you remember "murphy brown" you know the beautiful woman can be both smart and funny. she had it all. or so it seemed. >> anything painful? >> no. pretend i'm mike wallace. later on "sunday morning," candice bergen. >> osgood: don't always consist of gold and jewels. some are love and memory of
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loyal friends as lee cowan will be showing. >> when it comes to our four-legged companions just doesn't seem fair. their lives are so short compared to ours but every moment is worth it. >> the fact that they bring us so much joy and that maybe you have to weigh the two maybe the joy that they bring outweighs the sadness at the end. >> their loyal devotion can never be repaid but can be celebrated. ahead on "sunday morning," one place, a pet owners' paradise. >> osgood: mo rocco tells us ever the game of lacrosse. scott simon questions the government's top disease fighter. and living history and more. first, here headlines of this easter sunday morning the 5th of april. pope francis delivered his traditional easter address today in a rainy st. peter's square.
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he prayed for christian students shot to death in kenya in thursday's massacre. he called for an end to such persecution. in kenya police say one of the gunman in that attack was the son of a government minister. easter services were held there this morning under tight security. at least 103 people died in that. saw their first pictures of 8-year-old fidel castro in more than a year. as for his brother who will be at the summit of the americas in panama this week and president obama is scheduled to attend. final four are down to two. kentucky's quest for a perfect season ended last night with a stunning upset at the hands of wisconsin. badgers won 71-64. duke defeated michigan state in
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earlier game. it will be wisconsin versus cook in the national championship game tomorrow night right here on cbs. in case you missed it yesterday was international pillow fight day. enthusiasts from the world over really got into the swing of things. here is the weather. easter sunday brings chance of rain across the plains, rain is also possible in the northwest. chilly across the mid section and the northeast. in the week ahead rain is still possibility in the northwest and northeast. but moderating in the plains. ♪ next voices raised in song. later. dearly departed pets.
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>> osgood: easter morning getting in the spirit of the day. prayer and song, especially song. our cover story from tracy smith. ♪ >> if angels somehow descended on midtown manhattan it might
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sound a little like this. ♪ at fifth avenue presbyterian church they can make any hymn orion them sound new. even if some are a few centuries old. if you think hymn writing's a lost art. you've never met the gettys. ♪ this isn't christian rock it's a modern day hymn. that is, a song that meant to be sung by a congregation in church. keither getty's a composer, more accurately a hymn nest. did you always know that you wanted to write hymns. i wanted to play soccer. then i realized i wasn't that good. the joke on my preacher sermon.
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it doesn't matter what they say. >> all about the hymn. >> that's exactly right. >> quite simply what makes a good hymn? he may not have a quick answer but he knows a good hymn when he hears one or when he writes one. >> ♪ in christ the lord. >> getty cowrote "this" hymn in christ alone in 2001. and as church songs go it's become something of a hit. chances are if you have actually been to church in the past decade you've heard it or sung it yourself. ♪ in fact in the 2013 survey of the best loved hymns in the u.k. "in christ alone" was the second most popular imof all time. just behind "how great thou
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art." >> hold on a second your f sirs hymn was -- >> i was 25 at the time. thinking i got to make a statement about the importance of our faith. the importance of singing our faith. >> when you were writing it. >> yeah. >> did you have any idea? >> are you kidding me. >> i had not a query. >> of course his isn't the only hymn with a great story behind it. ♪ remember the words "rock of ages" cleft for me? they are said to be inspired by this actual rock south of bristol, england. >> the ledge send that augustus montague was walking through the hill and the storm came up. >> professor of pepperdine
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university in california has spent a lifetime studying hymns and the stories behind them including one written by a former slave strayed trader. john newton was a slave ship captain who nearly drowned one night in a storm. years rater after he became a minister he wrote about the experience. >> 25 years after he almost died he remember that night when the man right next to him was swept overboard to his death. he was so close to death yelled out, o god saved us. he never called out toe god. he writes these words "amazing grace" that saved a wretch like me. ♪ of course it's used in all our national funerals now.
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when america is grieving we sing "amazing grace." >> and some hymns are themselves something of a miracle. in 1741 the great composer georgr frederic handel wrote all 260 pages of the messiah in just 24 days. and half way through it all he had a vision that shook him to the depths of his soul. >> and his servant who brought him in a tray of food tells us the story that he came into the room and handel was looking the other way. and he turned with this lioness mane of hair all disheveled and his eyes wide. he uttered the great line "i did think! i did see! all heaven before he and the great god himself." i've often thought what did the
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servant think? i just brought you some food. what happened in here? handel had just written the hallelujah chorus. that's what just happened. ♪ >> at his home base in nashville keith getty has a few inspirations of his own. maybe less dramatic but every bit as powerful. for starters kristyn, his lead singer and fellow composer is also his wife of 11 years. >> we actually have never had a night apart we have been together. >> you've never had a night apart? >> never. >> the couple who are both from northern ireland have two daughters with number three not far behind. >> you have been pregnant a lot. >> i have been pregnant for years.
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we've had three kids in five years, it's been wonderful we're so grateful. but it's been pretty exhausting. >> this fall after the baby comes, they will head out on tour. they take it one night at a time. >> do you get nervous before these things? >> never get nervous. i get nervous. >> the ladies and gentlemen, the talent of keith and kristyn getty. [ applause ] >> it's not easy to make it as a hymn writer when the competition is 200 plus years old. but the gettys team to be on the right track. do you think that the gettys' music has the potential to last for ken trees as these hymns we love so well have?
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>> i really do. i think that right now we're into swift "in christ alone" is the greatest hymn written in this century so far. and i don't think many people have -- it has ism mortality. they write things that just seem eternal. >> and that might be the true meaning of a hymn. ♪ a song we turn to in praise or grief. like an old friend who will never forever. >> osgood: next, planting a seed.
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before long he branched out to vegetable seeds. the mail order catalogs widely regarded as works of art. the company had new varieties like iceberg lettuce in the 1890s. atlee burpee died at the age of 57. his seed company, the largest in the world has lived on. took on new importance during world war ii with many basic foods were rationed by the government, call went out to every day americans to plant so-called victory gardens to boost supplies. >> time to begin planting. >> osgood: 1942 agricultural department film offered practical advice to back yard gardeners also stressing the importance of helping a war effort.
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>> no work, no flying forethreat no victory. >> osgood: it worked. americans planted an estimated 20 million victory gardens producing as many tons of fresh vegetables as commercial growers did. home gardening has never been so urgent since. even so, some 35% of american households are into gardening according to report by the national guardening association. which wants all of us to celebrate april as national guard enmonth. coming up. >> in all creation. >> osgood: wrap
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>> osgood: time now for easter sunday story about man's personal mission. mission of devout believers to carrying on tote. bill geist across america and back in time.
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>> a few weeks ago volunteers from wynndale baptist church interre, mississippi helped raise these three crosses. on the gold one is a plaque indicating the crosses are here in memory of a man named bernard coffindaffer. there's a good reason his name is there. just so happens i know who bernard coffindaffer was. because in 1993 i watched him put up the same kind of crosses. but his our story never ran. i'll toll you why after we see it for the first time. there at the crest of the hill, and near the railroad tracks and at the edge of the hey crosses in clusters of three. if you drive long and far enough you come to realize there are thousands of them. this is the work of one man bernard coffindaffer. he calls them crosses of mercy. he chooses his sites with strategic precision. >> this is last mcdonald's for
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the next 50 miles. they all pour in here and he'll. >> drive and coffindaffer's home state of west virginia you realize the scope of his plan. are those the standard sizes that you use everywhere? coffindaffer has erected 1,842 clusters of crosses in 29 states. >> in all creation i have put up more crosses than any man. >> to his family's despair he spent his own money close to $3 million. to buy the wooden poles to, hire road crews to perform routine cross maintenance. >> i cashed in life insurance retirement plan, everything that i could. >> coffindaffer made his millions in the oil business after almost ten years of cross
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building he's now clean out of money. >> i never equated myself to insanity. >> did he have visions in 1982, while recovering from a heart bypass operation, coffindaffer says the wholely spirit came to him. >> we want you to put up crosses. i am a country boy unknown to anybody, chosen to head a major major operation. >> thousands of americans have given coffindaffer to permission to use his land. leslie gave cove a prized spot high atop their 442 acres in west virginia. >> there it goes. takes a little cheerleading. ♪
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>> if any man let him deny himself to take up the cross and follow me. >> how do you think they look? >> beautiful. absolutely beautiful. >> for his next crosses bernard coffindaffer is targeted what he considers some trouble spots. >> i want to enter into los angeles and new york and all of the other places where the tough people live. >> just needs to raise some money. and then -- >> at the end of the year 1998 i will have covered the earth. >> why do you think you were covered to do this? >> because the lord loved me that much. absolutely. i know that's true. >> i know who when say the lord works in miss tear use ways. two days before our story aired he died unexpecteddedly from a heart tea tack. we decided it would be wrong to air our report. turns out his story was just beginning.
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sarah abraham is a mississippi mom and housewife. she never met coffindaffer coffindaffer but clipped his obituary from the newspaper. >> one day was doing a daily devotional it fell out of my bible as i reached down to pick it up the lord inspired me that i was to continue his crosses. >> so, created crosses across america. nonprofit group that now has 1400 volunteers to maintain coffindaffer's crosses and put up these. >> how is that? >> she has coffindaffer's archives even uses the same colors. to continue his dream. >> there are 48,000 miles of interstate highway in america. we will have crosses every 25 miles all across america. >> and even though they will sit on private property like coffindaffer's crosses she knows not everyone will appreciate these public displays of belief.
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>> a lot of controversial comments come out about the cross ministry. but at least it gets people talking. >> also be talking because sarah abraham thinks big. this steel cross weighs 25 tons and it's on the property of carroll and grecian berry who run a seafood restaurant in florence mississippi. fright fish and whole lot more. >> they come here for food but getting fed in the gospel. he estimates the 11 story cross will be seen by 28 million people a year. >> it reminds them, you know, there's my answer. >> cost more than $170,000 to she donated nearly half the
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money. >> i'm sure they thought he was crazy. he has millions spent down to his last dollar before he went on to be with the lord. people call me crazy. that's fine. that's fine. >> osgood: still to come. best friends in eternal rest. but next -- >> honorary degree. >> don't count how many. 38 or 39 something like that. >> osgood: questions for dr. anthony fauci. jim kenney. son of a firefighter. first in his family to go to college. he's been councilman at-large, representing the whole city. a progressive voice who'll be a mayor for our neighborhoods. bringing philadelphia together... expanding pre-kindergarten improving our schools... ...and partnering with businesses, community colleges and universities
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then we called it a night because we had an early tee time. with so much to do stay where the action is. book one of our hotels at >> osgood: from aids to ebola when infectious disease strikes. dr. anthony fauci of the national institute of health. we paid him a visit with some questions and answers. >> this is your lab. >> this is my lab. >> in a time when washington politicians can't seem to agree on whom to put on a postage stamp. there is one person democrats and republicans respect. dr. anthony fauci. >> show us what you have here. >> this is a typical open lab --
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he's worked here at the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases at the national institutes of health for 31 years. >> a serious disease. >> the man who rallies government when sickness becomes a public health crisis. >> regardless of what your ideological bent is, people understand illness. people understand health. everybody wants health. we have a devastating epidemic in west africa and we're having epidemic of fear in the knight states. >> he tries to sound the alarm about public health without being alarming. >> we've got to continue to try to educate people about what they need to or do not need to be afraid of. >> back in 1988 george w. bush was asked to name his heroes. >> i think of dr. fauci. probably never heard of him. you did. very fine research, top doctor at national institutes of health. working hard doing something
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about research on this disease of aids. >> dr. to you heebie began as aids was beginning to kill thousands of young men across the country. >> disease research center. national institutes of health where an aids cure might be found. >> activists complained that federal programs overseen by dr. fauci let promising treatments languish behind rigid regulations. >> very frightening time. our government was completely, from our perspective completely ignoring us and letting us die. we had to act. >> peter staley was featured in the 2012 documentary "how to survive a plague" about the early years of aids. he and other activists targeted dr. fauci in their struggle to
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get effective medications. >> this goes beyond the demonstrative. this is putting bloody head on a stick. why did you feel you had to do that? >> we had no time to waste in actual guilty tripping the country about how they were responding to this crisis. how they were ignoring the fact that thousands of their own citizens were dying. >> a front page open letter to get my attention. he succeeded. he got my attention. he got my attention. >> this isn't a free for all. >> to you economy didn't shut out the shouts of his critics. he open his ears. and his heart. >> that is a tough one. >> it really is.
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>> the smartest and best things that i've done is that rather than run away from it the way many scientists did like, keep those activists away from me. i started to listen to what they were saying. what they were saying was making perfect sense. >> he helped change rules to approve drugs that eventually turned aids from a death sentence into a manageable disease. a critic who once put tony fauci's head on auto stick now believes he should be in a hall of fame. >> i know for sure that when the history of aids is feignly written, anthony fauci will be remembered at one of its heroes and deservedly so. >> several presidents have asked him to lead the entire national institutes ever health. beginning with president george h.w. bush himself. >> with all due respect i hope you're not upset with me but i think i can serve you and the country better by sticking with what i am doing as director of
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this institute and leading the aids effort. an evolving, emerging -- >> he's been the lead manager in the fight against every infectious disease crisis in america since 1984. >> dealing with something that is potentially serious as this public health hazard. >> including sars and ebola. but he's also stayed a hands-on doctor. he was part of the team that cared for nina pham the dallas nurse who was treated for ebola at the nih a normal, hell three and happy life. >> when she left the hospital after nine days fauci declared her cured. >> when she walked out everyone said, wow, this is the person who was sick, who could have died now here she is. almost spontaneous natural thing in addition to making a point to the public. >> this is president clinton. >> the walls of to you key's
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office have photos and honor. >> i don't get a lot of chances can you show me your presidential medal of freedom. he received that medal from president george w. bush for helping transform aids treatment in africa which helped save millions of lives. also has photos with senators, humanitarians, enough film and rock stars for a party. his colt rack is draped with honorary degree. >> don't count how many do you have? >> 38 or 39 something like that. >> he works 14 hours days. he met his wife, only place a man those kind of hours could at work. she was a nurse who is now a bioethicist at the nih. met them at home on sunday their one day off. >> i think one of the amazing things about him is that he's
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able to take terrible things that are happening make them not only understandable, people feel like it's okay. >> looking forward dr. to you cheeses he'd like to develop vaccines for malaria and tuberculosis and an aids vaccine. that would move the disease he's fought for 30 years from manageable to preventable. >> people ask me since i've been doing it so long do i get burned out? burned out is not on my radar screen at all f. we do something here that is an advance in medicine a lot of people are going to men sit from it. >> osgood: ahead. remembering.
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lady day. p ever since. today, i lead a team that sets our global safety standards. after the spill we made two commitments. to help the gulf recover and become a safer company. we've worked hard to honor both. bp has spent nearly 28 billion dollars so far to help the gulf economy and environment. and five years of research shows that the gulf is coming back faster than predicted. we've toughened safety standards too. including enhanced training... and 24/7 on shore monitoring of our wells drilling in the gulf. and everyone has the power to stop a job at any time if they consider it unsafe. what happened here five years ago changed us. i'm proud of the progress we've made both in the gulf and inside bp.
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♪ >> osgood: it happens this week. tuesday to be precise. the centennial of the birth of billie holiday lady day. born in philadelphia in 1915, billie holiday grew up in poverty.
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a self taught singer she was discovered in a small new york club she was just 18 years old. it was the emotion she expressed that was the key to her appeal. in her own words described her approach. >> sort of a mixed up thing. you just have to feel it. anything i do sing is part of my life. ♪ >> >> osgood: her songs ranged from "god bless the child" a lament on poverty. ♪ to "strange fruit" her controversial commentary on 1930s lynchings in the south.
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♪ by then lady day had gone through years of bad relationships and substance abuse, even served a year in prison for narcotics possession. ♪ billie holiday died in 1959, she was only 44. but her songs have long out lived her. ♪ ahead. rest in peace.
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>> osgood: our buried treasures reveal a lot of who question are.
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lee cowan takes us to a very special place. >> it's a sun kissed morning in the foothills above napa valley. wine, of course, is what this area's known for. but on these five acres serenaded by babbling waters, shaded by oaks and surrounded by old stone walls there isn't a grape in sight. the reason for this tranquil place is different. the best hint is the dog and the cat on the front gate. >> when she first died i came up here two weeks straight. >> every day? >> two weeks every day. helen's dog fancy chased her last ball more than ten years ago now. >> we're go fog see fancy jackson. >> but helen and heroine best friend still come to visit almost every week. >> here we go.
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sit jackson. >> she filled a niche i guess. i think i might have shed a tear here talking about it. >> that happens a lot here at the bubbling well pet memorial park. the final resting place for all manner of pets. from snowflake the cat to smokey the dog. to bandit the ferret and even chloe the rabbit. some 12,000 pets in all who asked little in return for their loyalty. >> they love you no matter what you look like or how old you are they accept you for what you are. >> and what do you call this area down here? >> this is garden of companionship. >> dan owns the park. each day is reminded of the unshakeable bond between animals and the people they they leave behind. >> people bury people because they have to. >> yeah. >> but they tend to bury pets because they want to.
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it's so true. you're doing it of pure love. highest thing we can do. >> his father started bubbling well 44 years ago back when the idea of pet cemetery. >> my father said, son i'm going to start a pet cemetery. i said, dad, i don't know that that's the best idea. it was a joke. it was taken as such. >> it was such a unique idea film maker planned to make a documentary called it "gates of heaven" became a cult classic. >> we're here to put caesar in the ground today. >> that's cal and his forth and there's dan back in his 20s painfully explaining the on video just. >> make sure that the hole is going to fit the size of the
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compass set. because you'll waste space. >> did you get some notoriety from it. >> oh, yeah. >> not particularly wanted. >> do we really want to talk about that? >> the sentiment behind his dad's dream remains the. >> what we do here i think is very important and i see myself doing this probably for the rest of my life. >> burials here start around $800. there are an estimated 750 pet cemeteries nationwide. and in many, like here, the graves are attended to with the care that's sometimes not even afforded human cemeteries. >> there's a dignity in it. a dignity to be sure, yeah. >> he pauses to think about his own dog boo whose ashes are here as well. and he thinks of the countless people he's met over the years grieving the loss and asking the
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same question many pet owners do. just where do they go when they're done? what most will agree that a pet's devotion comes from his spirit, not their body, and in that, there is reason to believe. >> we'll get together. if there's a heaven, our pets will be with us, there's no doubt. come on. >> osgood: next.
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a reenact some of the drama, just had to be there. steve hartman this morning will meet a man who was. >> it all began here in raleigh
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north carolina. with the flurry of plastic bomb shells. >> you sunk my battleship. >> a few years ago ten-year-old twins got really into the game battleship. that got them into in naval warfare in general which eventually led to a family vacation to see the yorktown, a retired aircraft carrier in charleston, south carolina. >> my mind was just blown. like blew. >> the kids say the yorktown changed their lives. >> i just realized how amazing history can be. >> and it was about to get even better. on that same trip the boys learned about a world war ii vet named robert harding who actually served on the yorktown. they got his e-mail address. started corresponding daily and became really enamored to the point where they desperately want to meet him. >> want to know what his voice actually sounds like.
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want to touch him. we want to know him a lot more. >> that's how fond they have become. of a veteran they have never met. the boys keep his picture by their beds and if you are go to the yorktown with them as we did, they will chew your ear off about mr. harding and what did he on board as a plane handler. >> when the plane is ready to launch he would go in that direction. >> the folks who run the yorktown say a lot of kids love the ship but no kid has ever fallen for a sailor who served. which is why for this trip, the yorktown made special arrangements for a surprise visitor. >> mr. harding? >> that's right. >> hugging an old salt never felt so sweet. it was hard to tell who enjoyed
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it more. or who needed it more. >> japanese plane -- over the years mr. harding says he kept most of his war stories to himself. >> they were firing, i need somebody to talk to about it. it's surprising the way it worked out. number two elevator would have been about here. >> the kids, all three of them, spent the rest of the day exploring the ship and making memories. they now plan to stay in touch for as long as fate allows. whoever said history is irrelevant obviously never fell in love with it. >> we don't know about how we've changed his life, but we know that he obviously changed ours. >> osgood: still to come. mo rocco tries his hand at lacrosse. but first --
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>> i went to a lot of -- >> osgood:
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>> osgood: the name candice bergen you can't help but think of murphy brown. character she played in the hit television series. a big step up from her childhood when she had to share the spotlight with an unusual rival. jane pauley has our sunday profile. >> this is jerry he's almost 13. >> at 68 candice bergen finally feels comfortable in her own skin. >> tonight my little girl steps out into the foot lights of her life. >> down, daddy, down. >> yeah. >> watch it kid. remember there's only one star on this show. >> she was daughter of internationally renowned ventriloquist edgar bergen. charlie mccarthy was the star. >> to have a world famous dummy as a brother and be referred to until now as charlie mccarthy's sister, it has an impact. >> so did having that face. >> my father used to warn me
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about being beautiful. and when i was like ten years old he said, you know, candy it's the beautiful women who commit suicide. so i never had any vanity about it because i always saw it as being fatal basically. and it's a lot to deal with. you don't realize the reaction of a beautiful woman has when she walks into the room unless you see her walk into the room. and suddenly the atoms shift a little bit. >> and that was you? >> that was me. >> was. >> i'm almost 70. i'll be 69 next month. those years are so far behind me. and i find it so liberating. >> in a new book "a fine romance" published by cbs's simon and schuster she looks
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back on not one but three relationships. beginning with film director louis mallz an usually wise choice not to rush into it. >> what are you talking about? you rushed into a marriage. >> you were married within six months. >> it was fast. >> you meet it could have been faster? >> i don't think so. but when you've dated a lot of people and you're 34 you kind of know. >> he were married at his family estate in the french countryside. five years later the real love of her life arrived. she'd been deeply ambivalent about motherhood writing, i wondered if i could love a baby as much as a dog. >> i'm just an animal person. >> which explains the pet name for her daughter chloe now 29. >> we call each other bunny.
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>> her nickname. >> la petite cretin. >> it means little idiot. i disagreed with him calling her that but there was always a kind of testiness between louis and chloe because she infringed on our relationship. she crashed it. ♪ still another woman would put an ocean between them. >> hi, everybody. >> murphy. >> you again. >> i just spoke with bobby he'd like you to do the interview if not going to give it to jane pauley. >> the big j? >> the one place in acting where i've been comfortable is comedy. i never got the chance to do it because i didn't look like a funny person. >> i haven't had a date over a month. you're starting to look real good.
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>> "murphy brown" was a hit from the start while candice and chloe lived in los angeles louis commuted to and from fans. he was diagnosed with an untreatable lymphoma. he died at 63 on thanksgiving day 1995. working, she says, kept her sane. and rich. candice was then the highest paid actor in television, man or woman. that must have been a lot of money. >> i went to a lot of trouble to keep it quiet but it was a lot of money. >> she made news, too. real news. when murphy became an unwed pore and vice president of the united states disapproved. >> vice president dan continue quayle had strong comments. he believed examples like "murphy brown" glamourized single mother wood. >> what planet is he on?
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>> am i glamorous? >> her own mother was glamorous. frances bergen died nine years ago. candice described their relationship. was there competition between you? >> i got everything she wanted. it was very difficult for her. and she could sing very well. and she always -- that was what she held on to. she can't sing. ♪ and i couldn't. >> as you get older and she gets older, did the competition fall away? >> the competition was almost gone when i had chloe. because it was just such a gift for her to have this adorable
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little granddaughter. >> but she and her father were not as close as they look. she never heard him say "i love you" and when edgar bergen died in 1978 candice wasn't even mentioned in the will. she still doesn't know why not but speculates. >> i was acting out adolescence in print at a very early age and i often embarrassed my parents. but i said something that was very hurtful to my father and i think he just slid the bolt. >> charlie mccarthy is a puppet. got a bee guest pgh (by mr. 123 ) i quoted the part of the will that i can never get over because he is he charlie mccarthy from whom i have never been separated even for a day. you know, i also love a perverse
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kind of pride that i have the weirdest upbringing of anyone i know. >> 17 years ago romance returned unexpectedly. >> i just thought i trust this man completely. and by dessert i was sort of in his pocket. >> in june of 2000 married marshal rose. in 2004 she returned to television in another hit "boston legal." then two years later she suffered two small strokes. how do you know when you're having a stroke? >> i was nauseous then when i got up i had no equilibrium, i was lurching, i couldn't stand up straight. >> lingering effects? >> no. i for a few weeks there were. right now i could suddenly just keel over. >> are you thinking about
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mortality? >> are you kidding? of course. sure. i have a target age i'd like to get to. >> what is that number? >> i was thinking 88. but because anything past 88 seemed really greed de. >> candice bergen is not in denial about aging. or anything else. you begin one chapter of your book "let me say it straight out, i'm fat." >> basically i just love eating. i started putting on weight when i was put on medications and i lost half my thyroid. my metabolism changed because i almost don't have a met tabbism. >> you can't have a metabolism you can at least have a cook key. or another one. >> or four. >> what's your weakness? >> i love cheese. i love brownies.
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i love those chocolate cake, is that they call volcano where they are sort of melting on the inside. i love souffles. >> and wedding cake. this summer she will return to france where she married louis malle, this time she'll be playing the role of mother of the bride. a fine romance indeed. >> osgood: coming up. stick to it. the volkswagen golf was just named motor trend's 2015 car of the year. so was the 100% electric e-golf. and the 45 highway mpg tdi clean diesel.
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cleveland browns to the nfl championship title. brown is considered one of the greatest football players whoever lived. but you probably knew that. but what a lot of people don't know is that you were a pioneer in lacrosse. >> well, i just found that out talking to you today. i never thought of it that way. >> it's true. jim brown is also a legend in lacrosse. >> it was a fascinating game because of the nature of the game, the speed and combination of strength and power and skill. >> in lacrosse, players armed with sticks, run throw and battle their way down field. the game is played fast and furious. it was first played by native americans hundreds of years ago. their sticks were made of wood
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and heavy carrying rocks instead of balls. today the sticks are light weight titanium but the game is no less challenging. >> you cradle it in motion. the ball sits right here and it doesn't move when you rock it. >> brown picked up the game in high school in new york. at syracuse university he dominated in football, basketball, track and lacrosse. brown is in both the nfl and lacrosse halls of fame. if there had been pro lacrosse back then do you think you might have ended up playing that? >> i might have flipped a coin. >> what a difference a half century makes. today, college scholarships, bona fide lacrosse stars and yes, two pro leagues have helped make america's oldest team sport its fasters growing
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team sport with participation tripleing in the last decade. if the sport has a sweet spot in popularity along the east coast where it became popular in late 1900s at elite colleges. >> once you start playing it just gets -- honestly it gets in your blood. >> at baltimore's boys' latin prep school, lacrosse has been played since 1929. bob shriver has been head coach for 35 years. >> i think kids like activity. and lacrosse is definitely active. >> former star and his sister are two of eight siblings who grew up playing lacrosse. how young were you when you started playing? >> since i started holding a
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stick, four or five. >> i was six. we moved to dc but i got young kids now there are leagues starting the two years old. my four-year-old plays. >> do they register for little lacrosse sticks? >> i think the baby was a lacrosse hat. the ball is a chew toy. >> lacrosse or lax has its own jargon, for instance, erin and christian are loan as lax bros. i've been told i have good flow. what does that mean. >> it has to do with the back of your hair. >> do i have good flow? >> pretty decent. not bad.
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>> lacrosse is no laughing matter around here. the team won third high school national championship in 2014. >> when our kids are walking around the community wearing a boys' latin lacrosse jacket everybody is looking at them. we ask them to really comport themselves as best as they can because people are looking for bad things sometimes with lacrosse. >> that may be because over the last decade lacrosse has made headlines, and not good ones e ones. the relative wealth of the kids who play it only draws more attention. but in fact sport is no more expensive to play than well, football. and just as exciting as i discovered mixing it up with the squad from baltimore's loyola university. >> kyle and i will be on offense. harry and mike you got defense. >> i'm an attack man. >> yes.
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>> osgood: here is a look at the week ahead on our sunday morning calendar. monday night is the night for the ncaa men's basketball championship game here on cbs. on tuesday the postal service dedicates a stamp to maya anglo the author, poet, civil rights champion who died last year. on wednesday jay leno performs at the kennedy center in washington. in august greating the five-year series of events named at elevating comedy as an art form. thursday marks the 150th anniversary of the confederate general robert e lee's surrender to union general ulysses s. grant at the appomattox courthouse in virginia. on friday the apple watch is available for preview and try on by appointment at apple stores. officially goes on sale april 24. saturday sees the 17th annual
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colorado the bloodshed in the middle east is, confusing divide but centuries old. tells us what we need to know. >> when we watch the news and see reporters talking about the conflicts that are playing out across the middle east, we hear a lot about fighting between the sunnis and the shiites, the two main sects of islam. but many of us have no idea what the difference between the two groups is and why there is so much friction between them. so let's take a look at some of the history and the geopolitics to get a sense of what is really going on. there are 1.6 billion muslims
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across the world. roughly 85% of them are sunnis. the division began after the death of the prophet muhammad some 1400 years ago as a disagreement about who should succeed him. the sunnis felt that abu bakr a close friend of the prophet ought to be the next muslim leader. shiites claimed that muhammad anointed his son-in-law as rightful successor. the sunnis won out but a split was born. that rift was spend when ali's son was later killed by the ruling sunni troops an event which the shiites commemorate every year. fast forward more than a thousand years the situation is worse than ever. according to a poll by pew research some 40% of sunnis don't even regard shiites as real muslims.
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but there's more than theology at work here. perhaps even more important is geography. 100 years ago around the time of the first world war the middle east was carved up in a british pact called the piko agreement. but europeans had little interest in understanding religious and ethnic intricacies when they divided up the region. still these arbitrary borders became the blueprint for today's map. the shiites were divided primarily among iran, iraq and lebanon with off-shoot of shia islam in syria. this area has come to be known as the shia crescent. sunni muslims ma make up the bulk of the population of other countries in the region with pockets of shiites scattered among them. as you might expect problems arise in countries where both
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sect vying for power or one group feels depressed. in syria a sunni majority has been ruled for the last 45 years by alloy minority. in iraq, the sunni minority ruled over the shiite majority for decades after the u.s. invasion saddam hussein a sunni was overthrown and shiite government took over. that government preceded to marginalize the sunnis and now some of the those disenfranchise the have gone on to form the islamic state or isis. as you just heard isis along with al qaeda group. osama bin laden was sunni syrian president is alawite and iranian are shiites as well which helps explain why iran has gotten involved in the conflict in syria. where does america stand in all
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this? traditional he the u.s. is strongest allies in the region has been sunni powers, saudi arabia egypt jordan. but now the u.s. is pursuing a nuclear deal with shiite iran working alongside shiite in iraq to try to destroy isis. washington still supports saudi arabia which is currently bombing iranian-backed shiite rebels. confused yet? one satirist has this map. what can we conclude? at the end of the day it's important to remember that the majority of ordinary sunnis and shiites do not hate each other and both groups share the same core tenets of is almost. in between catholics and protestants and fighting and bloodshed that we're seeing across the region are less about religion than they are about
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power. >> osgood: now we go to norah o'donnell for look what is ahead on "face the nation." >> good morning charlie. the president calls is historic deal with iran but questions still remain, we'll speak with the sect of energy and chief critic lindsey graham that's all coming up on "face the nation." >> osgood: thank you. we'll be watching. next week here on "sunday morning." ♪ money issue.
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>> osgood: i'm charles osgood. please join us again next sunday morning until then i'll see you on the radio.
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>> o'donnell: today on "face the nation." after years of negotiating a deal emerges to prevent iran from building a nuclear weapon. >> i'm confident that we can show that this deal is good for the security of the united states for air allies for the world. >> that may be easier said than done as critics both home and abroad have already raised significant concerns that it's going to work. in iran, to comply only use nuclear power for peace. we'll talk to one of the men who helped negotiate the deal energy sect earn nest moniz one of the top nuclear scientists. and key critic republican credit lindsey graham. also talk to popular republican presidential candidate rick


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